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Frank B. Chavez

1941 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Frank B. Chavez Obituary
Chavez, Frank B.

Age 74, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his home in Socorro, NM. He was born in Los Chavez, NM on July 27, 1941, to Tiburcio and Rosina Chavez. Frank was a resident of Socorro since 1972. He worked for the Bureau of Reclamation, retiring after almost 32 years of service. Frank proudly served in the US Navy from 1962 to 1965. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and feeding his birds. Frank was a member of the Eagles Club and a Chicago Bears fan. Every morning he enjoyed working on Crossword puzzles and solving the Cryptoquip. He was a devoted family man and spending time with his grandchildren was very special to Frank.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Preciliano, Simon, Arthur and Tibo; and his sister, Mary Helen Cordova.

He is survived by daughter, Renata Chavez and companion, Tim Townsend; good friend & ex wife, Nellie Chavez; sisters, Corine Apodaca, Gregorita Chavez, and Nelda Coe and husband, Ron; grandchildren, Brianna Garcia and companion, J. B. Gonzales, Deysha Townsend and Damian Townsend.

The Holy Rosary will be recited on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:30am at San Miguel Catholic Church, 403 El Camino Real, Socorro with the Mass of Resurrection to follow at 9:00 am. Father John Anasiudu as Celebrant. Burial will be in the San Miguel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Deysha Townsend, Damian Townsend, Brianna Garcia and Renata Chavez. Honorary pallbearers are Tim Townsend, J. B. Gonzales, Debbie Silva, Joseph Davila, Michelle Chavez and Danny Sedillo.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 20, 2016
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